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Burgess Cellars Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley, CA

Nose: The nose is an intricate tapestry of aromas. Ripe plum, blackberries and blackcurrant take center stage, accompanied by alluring notes of dark chocolate, cedar, and a subtle hint of tobacco. The aromatic profile is both powerful and refined, offering a preview of the complexity that awaits.

Palate: On the palate, this Cabernet Sauvignon unfolds with grace and authority. Bold dark fruit flavors, including black cherries, blackberries, along with cassis, dance harmoniously with velvety tannins. Layers of espresso, dark chocolate, and toasty oak impart a luxurious texture, while nuances of leather and spice add depth to a palate that is both opulent and meticulously structured.

Finish: The finish of this Cabernet Sauvignon is a grand finale that lingers on the senses. Silky tannins persist alongside flavors of dark fruit, spice and a touch of oak. As the flavors gracefully fade, there's a sense of enduring elegance and balance, promising a conclusion that resonates with the wine's aging potential.

Food Pairing: Pair Burgess Cellars Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 with dishes that complement its robust and complex nature. A classic pairing would be a grilled ribeye steak, lambchops, and braised short ribs, allowing the wine's structure to harmonize with the richness of the meat. For a more adventurous options, consider a truffle-infused wild mushroom risotto, a mushroom Wellington, or eggplant Parmesan, where the wine's depth enhances the earthy flavors. For a cheese pairing, try it with aged cheddar, blue cheese, or Gouda.

Overall: Burgess Cellars Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 is a masterclass in Napa Valley winemaking. From the captivating nose to the enduring finish, this vintage is a testament to the estate's commitment to excellence. A wine that demands appreciation and contemplation, it stands as a shining example of the power, elegance, and aging potential inherent in the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.

Burgess Cellars Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon
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